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    The EU-Turkey Plan Won’t Stop Migration, But It Could Make It More Dangerous
    Mar12

    The EU-Turkey Plan Won’t Stop Migration, But It Could Make It More Dangerous

    Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. This week, we speak with The Guardian’s migration correspondent Patrick Kingsley about the EU-Turkey plan on the refugee crisis.As borders across Europe slammed shut to migrants and refugees this week, European Union leaders reached a...

    Mr. Spock at the “sh*t show”: Barack Obama, the rise of Trump and a world gone crazy
    Mar12

    Mr. Spock at the “sh*t show”: Barack Obama, the rise of Trump and a world gone crazy

    Barack Obama does not much appreciate being blamed for the rise of Donald Trump. But after reading Jeffrey Goldberg’s immense article on “The Obama Doctrine” in the Atlantic, which was based on several lengthy interviews with the president and his inner circle of advisors, I suspect Obama also knows that the charge contains a germ of truth,...

    Are There Happy Places in Ukraine? Use This Map to Find Out
    Mar12

    Are There Happy Places in Ukraine? Use This Map to Find Out

    The Kyiv Sahara sands on the outskirts of the city are a happy place for sure. Screenshot from Map Me Happy. Economic crises, hunger strikes, and military attacks—this is what Google News will return if you type in “Ukraine” in the news search field. Such sombre descriptions can hardly convince anyone to pack a suitcase and come to vacation in...

    The Word in Tokyo: Crimea
    Mar12

    The Word in Tokyo: Crimea

    It took a recent trip to Japan to hear “Crimea” mentioned whenever the subject of Russia came up. Two years after Russia invaded Ukraine, starting with Crimea and its illegal annexation, one rarely hears about the peninsula these days in Europe or the United States. Distracted by Russian actions in Syria, Western government officials and analysts...

    Syria peace talks: Government quashes discussion on presidency; says will wait for opposition only 24 hours
    Mar12

    Syria peace talks: Government quashes discussion on presidency; says will wait for opposition only 24 hours

    Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem speaks during a news conference in Damascus, Syria March 12, 2016. (Source: Reuters) The Syrian government on Saturday ruled out discussion of the presidency at peace talks due to begin on Monday, calling President Bashar al-Assad a “red line” and saying the opposition was deluded if thought it...

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    Mar12

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian military says two of its soldiers were killed in clashes between government forces and pro-Russia separatists in southeast Ukraine over the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Syrian government to send delegation to Geneva talks
    Mar12

    Syrian government to send delegation to Geneva talks

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian government will send a delegation to Geneva to take part in U.N.-sponsored indirect peace talks with the opposition but has rejected the U.N. envoy’s call for presidential elections to be held in the next 18 months. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem told reporters that the government team will head...

    [PHOTOS] Married Woman Makes First Class From UNILAG After 16 Years in Four Universities
    Mar12

    [PHOTOS] Married Woman Makes First Class From UNILAG After 16 Years in Four Universities

    A young Nigerian lady, Mrs. Oluwamayo Ojumah has translated her 16-year old personal misfortunes into a success story. After spending 16 years in pursuit of a university degree at four different universities within and outside Nigeria, she finally emerged with a First Class degree in Biochemistry at the University of Lagos. Interestingly, making...

    ‘No’ vote makes gains ahead of Dutch Ukraine referendum
    Mar12

    ‘No’ vote makes gains ahead of Dutch Ukraine referendum

    Some 57% of the Dutch who are planning to vote on next month’s referendum on the EU’s treaty with Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist east: Kiev
    Mar12

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist east: Kiev

    Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in clashes between government forces and pro-Russian rebels over the past 24 hours, a military spokesman in Kiev said Saturday …read more Source: The Daily...